Global Automakers' members have a long history of introducing innovative vehicle safety technologies for consumers. Our member companies take a comprehensive approach to vehicle safety by protecting occupants during crashes and helping avoid crashes through technologies like automatic emergency braking. In addition to advancing vehicle safety in these ways, Global Automakers encourages all occupants to use seat belts and child restraints, and for drivers to not drive while impaired. We also support restrictions on the use of hand-held electronic devices by drivers while operating motor vehicles.
Crash Protection & Avoidance
Global Automakers' members are developing the next generation of vehicle safety technologies and introducing innovations such as lane-departure warning systems, automatic emergency braking systems and occupant protection systems through improved vehicle structures and advanced restraint systems.Learn More
With 94% of vehicle crashes attributable to some form of driver behavior, Global Automakers encourages drivers and occupants to always use seat belts and child restraints, and to never drive while impaired. Global Automakers also supports restrictions on the use of hand-held electronic devices by drivers while operating motor vehicles.Learn More
Global Automakers works with NHTSA and other policymakers to enhance the efficacy of the motor vehicle recall program and to maximize safety recall participation rates. Investment in improved recall practices demonstrates the industry’s commitment to ensuring increased awareness of vehicle recalls and customer safety.Learn More
We support the development of connected cars that bring safety benefits and enhance the driver experience and will – eventually – drive themselves.
Environment & Energy
We advance the industry’s environmental goals by working with policymakers to ensure sound regulations that protect the environment, spur innovation, and account for the needs of consumers.
Trade & Competitiveness
We support the adoption of free trade policies as they lead to expanded competition and improved consumer choice.